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Hirotaka Tobi (飛 浩隆, Tobi Hirotaka) (born 1960 in Shimane Prefecture, Japan), sometimes spelled as TOBI Hirotaka, is a Japanese science fiction writer.
Tobi debuted by "Polyphonic Illusion" (1981) which was the winner of Sanseido SF Story Contest. After a handful of short stories published during 1980s, he was absent from SF publishing scene for a decade.
In 2002 he returned with Grande Vacance, which was nominated to Nihon SF Taisho Award, and his collection Katadorareta chikara earned the award in 2005. He received the Nihon SF Taisho Award again in 2017 for a short-stories collection Jisei no yume, which was the first time the same person to receive the award twice, after its regulation was changed from its initial awarding of the lifetime achievements.
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